Tag Archives: celebrity sighting

Pencil Paparazzi file: Jeff Daniels on Felch

As I think most of you know, the actor Jeff Daniels spends a great deal of time in Michigan. According to my sources, now that his kids are grown, he’s spending more time away from Chelsea, where his theater, The Purple Rose, is located, but he’s still around, doing stuff, like recording voiceovers for the […]

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Seeking drawings of Greg Kinnear, others

It’s springtime and that means, thanks to Michigan’s arguably overly-generous film industry incentives, celebrities are flocking back to Ypsi/Arbor. My friend Jean, if I’m interpreting her Facebook updates correctly, has rented her home in Ann Arbor to the producers of a film named Salvation Boulevard… It’s weird. She has to hide with her kid in […]

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Sarah Vowell may read this post, so please don’t leave stupid comments

I’m sick. I have a cold. I slept for about 15 hours last night. And I probably should have stayed in this evening, buried under mountain of blankets, but, thanks to a friend of a friend of a friend, I happened into some tickets for a reading by writer, historian and public radio personality Sarah […]

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Pencil Paparazzi file: Catherine Keener on the U-M Diag

[The movie is apparently called Trust, and it’s directed by David Schwimmer. According to IMDB, it’s about “a teenage girl that is targeted by an online sexual predator.” I don’t imagine that Keener is the predator, but maybe that’s the twist.]

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Milla in the Garden

Word is that when actresses Minnie Drive and Drew Barrymore were here in town, they ate most of their meals at the upscale Ann Arbor restaurant Eve. That didn’t much surprise me. I was, however, surprised when I heard that George “Ace from Facts of Life” Clooney, during the time he spent trapped here in […]

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